Canon EOS 40D

The Canon EOS 40D is a semi-professional digital SLR camera by Canon. Placed on the market in September 2007, provides the EOS 40D, the successor of the Canon EOS 30D represents the successor of the EOS 40D is the end of September 2008, published Canon EOS 50D.


The 40D is enlarged compared to the 30D for some functions and minimal change in design. The 40D is equipped with a CMOS sensor in APS -C format with 10.1 megapixels. This creates images with 3,888 × 2,592 pixels, which are stored either in the lossy JPEG format or Canon 's own RAW format CR2 with 14 bits per color channel. As is common with many other cameras can also be the Canon 40D, both in JPG, save recordings as simultaneously in RAW format. The camera has a frame rate of 6.5 frames per second and is equipped with a 3 -inch display with 230,000 pixels on the back, which is not only used for menu and photo presentation, but also to wish the viewfinder Real Time (Live View) displays. The housing is made such as the EOS 30D made ​​of a magnesium alloy.


  • DIGIC III processor
  • Enhanced Live View AF
  • Battery and CF card cover sealed ( as opposed to the 1-Series, the case is otherwise not splash proof)
  • 9-point cross - AF
  • Auto ISO
  • Highlight Tone Priority mode
  • Wireless transfer with optional Wireless File Transmitter WFT -E3
  • Sraw (small RAW)
  • 3.0 "LCD (TFT)
  • 6.5 pictures / second
  • EOS Integrated Cleaning System
  • 14 bit
  • Compatible with all EF / EF -S lenses and EX -series Speedlites

GPS connection

About the Data Transmitter WFT -E3, a GPS device can be connected to the camera to record the exact recording location of each photo. The coordinates are stored in the Geo - Imaging in the Exif data of the image.